One Man Two Guvnors

Here, There, Gone: An Interview With Sir Nicholas Hytner

Will Bordell | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Will Bordell

Nicholas Hytner's Othello was so good I saw it twice. It's not the first time Sir Nick has wowed the critics. And I somehow doubt it will be the last. I perch comfortably outside his office, staring at black-and-white action shots of hit after hit: Adrian Lester in Henry V, Simon Russell Beale in Much Ado About Nothing, James Corden in One Man, Two Guv'nors. If there's such thing as a grammar of theatre, Hytner is fluent in it.

Lap Dances, Groping and Public Marriage Down Under: The One-on-One Theatre Where You're The Star of the Show

Etan Smallman | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Etan Smallman

Last night, I had a middle-aged Scottish woman gyrating on top of me in the centre of a whooping audience of 130 people. Earlier in the week, I made up an audience-of-one for the strangest show in town as I sat bound and blindfolded while being wheeled around a dark basement - with strangers caressing and feeding me before a woman pushed me on to a bed and stretched out on top of me.

When You Don't Know What You Don't Know

Hugh Salmon | Posted 14.09.2012 | Home
Hugh Salmon

So what did Sir Nicholas Hytner mean by 'the ones who make it are the ones who know how little they know'? As so often, flip the argument and you find the answer. Clearly, Hytner was saying that the actors who think they know it all (when they don't) will not succeed - whereas actors who are willing to learn, will.

'I'm So Sorry, This Is Ridiculous'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2012 | Home

James Corden fought off a host of Hollywood heavyweights to win a Tony award for his hit show One Man, Two Guvnors. And while he’s been flying th...

One Man, Two Guvnors Opens On Broadway (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The opening night of One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway has left audiences and critics buzzing. Elizabeth Vincentelli from the New York Post praised ...

Theatres Defy Recession As Takings Go Up 3.1%

PA | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home

West End theatre takings are up for the eighth year in a row with ticket sales of £528 million, according to figures released today. The Society o...

Olivier Awards To Be Beamed To Big Screens In London

PA | Posted 24.03.2012 | Home

This year's Olivier Awards will include a live link-up to New York featuring British stars who are performing on Broadway. The theatrical awards, w...

One Man, Two Continents: James Corden is heading to Broadway

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 16.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Gavin and Stacey star James Corden is set to join the elite group that is British Actors Who Have Made It Big On Broadway. Corden's starring stage...

James Corden Comedy Gets West End Run | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Comedy

The National Theatre's staging of One Man, Two Guvnors, starring actor James Corden, is to move to London's West End in November. The play, an Engl...

One Man, Two Guvnors

Alex Larman | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Alex Larman

Whenever a sold-out play is garlanded with the sort of critical superlatives that lead to lengthy queues forming at the box office come returns time, there's always the worry that it's going to be a case of hype over delivery.